Category: Writing Resources
Angry Word List
Is your character angry? Use the Other Words for ANGER WORD LIST to add depth and specificity to that anger.
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Writing Pep Talk
Writing regularly takes diligence…and people leaving you alone. Here are twelve encouragements/reminders to get you writing again.
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Pace is, I think, one of the toughest things to wrap your mind around as an author. The mechanics of writing can be learned; structure can be applied to give a story shape and direction. Tension and conflict can be created through character interaction. But pace can remain elusive no matter how many books you’ve…
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Bad Habits for Characters
No one is perfect, especially your characters. Use these handy lists to get inspired to mess someone up. I mean, give your characters relatable flaws. 😀
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BUSTING WRITER’S BLOCK
Have you ever struggled to get words on the page? Here are 5 actionable steps for busting writer’s block and getting inspiration to flow.
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8 Tips to Improve Dialogue
Dialogue is an integral part of any novel. Here are eight ways to upgrade your dialogue and avoid some newbie pitfalls.
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Increase Traffic at Author Events
Are you doing an author appearance? Here are some inexpensive (and free) ways to increase traffic at author events. Yay for books!
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Guest Post: Writing Romance
When writing romance, utilize the classic three act structure, broken into twelve beats to drive your story forward. Here’s how to do it.
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One Link to Rule Them All
Fabulous time savers for busy writers (and other media professionals). Make life easier by minimizing the places you need to go to update links. One link to rule them all. I admit it. I’m a teensy bit behind. I’ve been seeing all sorts of new links all over the place and hadn’t really paid attention…
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Guest Post: Notes from an Editor
Want to become a better writer? Ever wonder what editors look for? Want to know how to proofread your own work? Here are some items to check before you send it to your editor: 5 Things I LOVE to See in Writing 5 Things I HATE to See in Writing Fabulous FREE Writing Resources I…